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Main Entry: ed·u·ca·tion
Pronunciation: secondarystressej-schwa-primarystresskamacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 a : the action or process of educating or of being educated b : knowledge, skill, and development gained from study or practice
2 : the field of study that deals mainly with methods and problems of teaching
- ed·u·ca·tion·al /-shnschwal, -shschwan-schwal/ adjective
- ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly /-emacron/ adverb
synonyms EDUCATION, TRAINING mean an action or process of learning. EDUCATION suggests a general course of instruction in a school with the stress on mental development <much education is needed in order to become a lawyer>. TRAINING suggests practical and usually specific instruction for learning certain skills (as in a craft or trade) <six months of training for a clerk>.

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